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Find a perfect tropical retreat at Cancun, Mexico

Cancun is the major gateway to a region rich in the history of the ancient Mayan civilization. It is framed by well-known archaeological sites and white sand beaches, making it an impressive vacation destination. The natural beauty, warm climate and local hospitality provide the ultimate vacation retreat.

Things to do

Cancun beaches

Cancun beaches are divided among north and east locations. The northern beaches surround the water of Mujeres Bay. One of the best choices for families is the Playa Caracol. The water is shallow, and the location is flat. The east side borders the Caribbean Sea and offers windier conditions with big waves. Diving and snorkeling are great ways to experience the northern beaches' beautiful coral reefs. Other water activities include waterskiing and sail boating. It's also common for visitors to enjoy an adventure in the Nichupte Lagoon.

Cancun historical sites

”El Rey” is an archaeological site nestled among the resort areas. Here, you will get an inside look at the ancient Mayan civilization. The ruins represent Mexican history at its most authentic.

Cancun family activities

One of Cancun's most popular family attractions is the interactive aquarium. You will enjoy an open-air facility where it's possible to touch stingrays, conches and sea turtles. Submarine tours are ideal for observing underwater creatures without getting wet. Since the Caribbean water is extremely clear, you can view a variety of tropical fish and other deep-sea wonders. Golf enthusiasts will be delighted to play a round at a first-class course. Some top names in the sport have created challenging courses set against the gorgeous tropical backdrop.

Cancun shopping

Cancun is filled with multiple shopping opportunities. There are designer stores with famous brand names, flea markets and various souvenir shops featuring handcrafted items. Since shopping is duty-free, you will be able to take advantage of some great deals on jewelry as well. La Isla Shopping Village is filled with trendy shops on the banks of the Nichupte Lagoon. The overall theme is a Venetian paradise. Market 28 is a large flea market in the downtown area. It is the perfect place to find souvenirs and handcrafted wares.

Cancun dining

Restaurants at Avenidas Tulan are popular and lively. Fine dining is better on Avenida Bonampak. Budget travelers will enjoy the tacos at El Centro's Avenida Yaxchilan. For fresh seafood, Market 28 offers a wide range of eateries.

Where to stay

Approximately 150 Cancun hotels are located along the Zona Hotelara, or “Hotel Zone.” You will be able to find luxury all-inclusive resorts and smaller inns throughout the area. Live Aqua is an adult-only resort that provides an entire sensory experience. To save money, consider staying in the downtown area. Although you will need to take a taxi to the beach, room rates are cheaper, and the hotels feel more intimate.

Special events

Thanks to the warm climate, Cancun hosts various events throughout the year. Carnival is a national tradition that celebrates the days leading to Ash Wednesday. There are parades and parties all around the area. On April 20, the residents of Cancun celebrate Cancun Day, the day when the city was founded. In November, the annual Festival Internacional del Caribe Mexicano is a one-month food festival that allows visitors to sample some of the finest area dishes.

Best time to visit

Peak travel season to Cancun is December to April. Crowds are thick, but the weather is ideal, and vacation packages are cheap. It is wise to avoid March, the time when spring break travelers are most prevalent. Summer is quite humid, and temperatures approach the 90s. However, room rates are extremely low. Fall is the least busy time in Cancun, as the weather can be stormy.

Recently booked Cancun hotels

Hotel Last booked Stars Price from
Emporio Hotel & Suites Cancun 1 minute ago 3 stars $132
Grand Park Royal Cancun Caribe & The Villas Cancun All Inclusive
Cancun Shopping, Entertainment
7 minutes ago 4 stars $286
Paradisus Cancun Resort & Spa - All Inclusive
Cancun Shopping, Entertainment
21 minutes ago 4 stars $404
Crown Paradise Cancun - All Inclusive
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25 minutes ago 3 stars $282
Fiesta Americana Condesa Cancun - All Inclusive
Cancun Shopping, Entertainment
32 minutes ago 4 stars $468
ME Cancun - All Inclusive - Adults Oriented
Cancun Shopping, Entertainment
40 minutes ago 4 stars $438
The Royal Sands Resort & Spa - All Inclusive
Cancun Shopping, Entertainment
51 minutes ago 4 stars $323
Omni Cancun Hotel and Villas - All Inclusive
Cancun Shopping, Entertainment
1 hour ago 4 stars $265
Krystal Grand Punta Cancun
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1 hour ago 4 stars $129
The Royal Caribbean
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1 hour ago 4 stars $164

Recently Rated Cancun Hotels

Hotel Reviews Stars Price from
Mia Cancun Resort
Cancun Shopping, Entertainment
3.9 / 5
70 reviews
3 stars Choose dates
Sandos Cancun Luxury Experience Resort - All Inclusive, Adults Oriented
Cancun Shopping, Entertainment
4.3 / 5
172 reviews
5 stars $336
Moon Palace Golf and Spa Resort All Inclusive
4.3 / 5
492 reviews
5 stars $532
Secrets The Vine Cancun - Adults Only Luxury All Inclusive
Cancun Shopping, Entertainment
4.6 / 5
205 reviews
5 stars $678
Paradisus Cancun Resort & Spa - All Inclusive
Cancun Shopping, Entertainment
4.3 / 5
272 reviews
4 stars $404
Villa Del Palmar Cancun Luxury Resort & Spa
Cancun - Playa Mujeres
3.9 / 5
51 reviews
4 stars $188
Ocean Spa Hotel - All Inclusive
Cancun - Playa Mujeres
2.8 / 5
53 reviews
3 stars $1,066
ME Cancun - All Inclusive - Adults Oriented
Cancun Shopping, Entertainment
4.0 / 5
772 reviews
4 stars $438
Live Aqua Cancun - All Inclusive Adults Only
Cancun Shopping, Entertainment
4.5 / 5
434 reviews
5 stars $717
The Royal Sands Resort & Spa - All Inclusive
Cancun Shopping, Entertainment
4.4 / 5
155 reviews
4 stars $323

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Featured Cancun Hotels

From $265

1 Omni Cancun Hotel and Villas - All Inclusive

4 stars
4.2 / 5 566 reviews

Blvd..Kukulcan, L-48, Km. 16.5, M.53 Map

Mayan-inspired, seaside resort in Cancun with villas and lagoon viewsThe Omni Cancun Hotel & Villas - All Inclusive is an elegant beachfront property flanked by tropical gardens. The hotel... More

This resort is one of the best I've ever stayed at. The staff is super friendly and the food is delicious. They serve breakfast, lunch and dinner. Lots of snacks and drinks to choose from. Highly...
Jan 26, 2015

2 Mia Cancun Resort

3 stars
3.9 / 5 70 reviews

Blvd Kukulcan Km 11 5 Zona Hotelera Map

FREE Sunset Cruise and FREE Wifi at Lobby

A hotel designed in the style of traditional Mexican hacienda with a contemporary twistThe architecturally inspiring Mia Cancun Resort is modeled after a Mexican mansion. The property is... More

Great place for beach time
Great value. Friendly staff. This is not an all-inclusive. It is vibrant botique hotel.
Jan 25, 2015
From $658

3 Excellence Playa Mujeres Cancun Luxury Adults Only - All Inclusive

5 stars
4.7 / 5 963 reviews

Playa Mujeres Map

Wine&flowers in room+Concierge,Wifi,Premium liquor

Romantic beachfront resort with exclusive amenities near Cancun The contemporary Excellence Playa Mujeres is perched amid seven swimming pools on a picturesque white sand beach. The adults-only... More

Great Vacation
Wonderful time at a wonderful resort. Couldn't say enough nice things about the staff, resort, and location. Looking forward to a return trip.
Jan 22, 2015
From $392

4 Riu Palace Las Americas - All Inclusive

4 stars
4.4 / 5 637 reviews

Bkvd. Kukulcan Lote 4 Hotel Zone KM 10 Map

55% off per night

Sun-soaked Cancun all-inclusive with luxury amenities, two poolsThe Riu Palace Las Americas is situated on Cancun's Yucatan peninsula and offers endless ocean views. The property is dotted with... More

Grand old hotel
Riu Las Americas is a grand old hotel. Beautiful, classic architecture, well maintained and updated. Beach and pools were wonderful. Staff were helpful and very friendly. Wait staff would circulate...
Jan 24, 2015
From $438

5 ME Cancun - All Inclusive - Adults Oriented

4 stars
4.0 / 5 772 reviews

Blvd. Kukulcan km12 Map

40% off per night!

All-inclusive beachfront Cancun resort for social grown-upsThe beachfront Complete ME by Melia Cancun is an adults-oriented destination with a hopping, expansive infinity pool and full-floor... More

Very Good Trip
Enjoyed the whole experience. Staff was great, weather was great, and food was great. Loved it.
Jan 26, 2015
From $336

6 Sandos Cancun Luxury Experience Resort - All Inclusive, Adults Oriented

5 stars
4.3 / 5 172 reviews

Boulevard Kukulkan km 14, Manzana 53, Lote 37-1, Zona Hotelera Map

Special Offer for limited time

Plush Cancun hotel with stylish spaces set on the beachNestled on the beach and offering state-of-the art amenities, Sandos Cancun Luxury Experience - All Inclusive, Adults Oriented makes for an... More

Awesome time at Sandos!
We traveled to Sandos 12/24-12/29/14 and enjoyed every single minute of the trip. Staff was excellent, drinks were cold, food was fabulous and room was comfy. Wi-fi didn't work well other than in...
Jan 25, 2015
From $155

7 Fiesta Americana Villas Cancun

4 stars
4.1 / 5 91 reviews

Boulevard Kukulcan km. 8.5 Lote 3, Zona Hotelera Map

Book Early and Save 25% off per night in 2015!!

Hotel in a perfect location, great for a family vacationA vacation at Fiesta Americana Villas Cancun is almost like staying in an authentic Mexican village, but with the added benefit of great... More

On the beach
Perfect location because it is on the beach (they provided beach chairs), has a full kitchen and the room is really spacious and nice. Short walk to nightlife too. Only downfall is that they will...
Jan 21, 2015
From $468

8 Fiesta Americana Condesa Cancun - All Inclusive

4 stars
4.2 / 5 525 reviews

Boulevard Kukulcan Kilometer 16.5 Map

Special Offer for Limited Time

Family friendly, all-inclusive Cancun beach resort with many amenitiesPosh yet family-friendly, this 502-room beachfront property spans three eight-story wings awash in peach, yellow and earth... More

Fun and relaxing trip
We had a great time in Cancun and our trip was successful because of this hotel. The all-inclusive was a bliss. awesome pools, awesome drinks and awesome staff & service. The restaurants are nice...
Jan 9, 2015
From $130

9 The Royal Islander - All Suites Resort

4 stars
4.1 / 5 68 reviews

Boulevard Kukulkan Km 17.,5 Map

40% off per night

Deluxe Cancun resort with free Wi-Fi accessThe Royal Islander - All Suites Resort welcomes travelers to self-catering accommodations set close to Playa Delfines. Located in Cancun Hotel Zone, this... More

great trip
We went for 5 days and really enjoyed ourselves. Last time I was in the area was 20 years ago and they were building this place. Great apartment feel, nice kitchen and especially great...
Jan 21, 2015
From $132

10 NYX Hotel Cancun

3 stars
3.5 / 5 138 reviews

Blvd Kukulcan KM 11 5 Zona Hotelera Map

Book early and save more

Oceanfront resort with optional kitchenette rooms near Cancun shoppingNYX Hotel Cancun is on a 14-mile stretch of white sand beach amid the happening hotel zone. The resort is in close... More

Great location
We have stayed here twice. Nice pool for little kids! Walking distance from great mall with many choices of places to eat!
Jan 19, 2015
From $550

11 NEW! Finest Playa Mujeres by Excellence - Luxury All Inclusive

5 stars
Not yet reviewed

Vialidad Paseo Mujeres Mz 1 Zona Continental Lt 10 Sm 3 Map

Free Wi Fi, Lobster Dinner & Lapis Jewerly Gift

Tropical sanctuary of relaxation close to the beachTake a break and travel away to Finest Playa Mujeres by Excellence Group - Luxury All Inclusive, a beachfront retreat in Cancun offering a host of... More

From $417

12 RIU Palace Peninsula All Inclusive

5 stars
4.5 / 5 268 reviews

Blvd Kukulcan KM 5.5 lte 6-C Map

55% off per night

All-inclusive beachfront resort in CancunFeaturing deluxe beachfront accommodations amid tropical vegetation, RIU Palace Peninsula All Inclusive makes for an ideal haven for vacationers in the... More

Much needed getaway
First time to Cancun and we chose this RIU based on price and reviews. Was not disappointed. Staff was great. Food was delicious. Would definitely recommend this hotel.
Jan 19, 2015
From $132

13 Emporio Hotel & Suites Cancun

3 stars
3.9 / 5 27 reviews

Blvd. Kukulcan, Retorno Gucumatz, Km. 17, Lote 49, Segunda Etapa, Zona Hotelera Map

42% off per night

Family-friendly beachfront property in Cancun, MexicoAn array of business, recreational and dining experience and modern Mexican architecture awaits holidaymakers at the family-friendly property of... More

First cheap travel made reservation for me into 365 sq2 ocean view suite room with balcony which is at B section of every floor, they gave me C section, the smallest room. I had 15 dinner discount...
Jan 23, 2015
From $717

14 Live Aqua Cancun - All Inclusive Adults Only

5 stars
4.5 / 5 434 reviews

Blvd. Kukulkan 12.5 km Map

Special offer for limited time

Celeb-chef restaurants at exclusive beachfront getaway in Cancun The Live Aqua Cancun is a 371-room, nine-floor oasis on the Yucatan Peninsula. The resort has Mayan-inspired architecture... More

Great trip, great pool, great staff, great rooms.
Really a nice place for visit. The staff, rooms, food, drinks were great. You won't be disappointed if you select Live Aqua.
Jan 24, 2015
From $532

15 Moon Palace Golf and Spa Resort All Inclusive

5 stars
4.3 / 5 492 reviews

Carretera Cancun-Chetumal KM 340 Map

23% Off + FREE WIFI!

Posh Cancun resort along the Caribbean with Jacuzzi-outfitted roomsThe hotel is five miles from the airport and overlooks the Caribbean Sea. This luxurious property is punctuated by tropical... More

Best vacation ever
My wife, kids (3 & 7 year old) and I had fantastic stay at the moon place for a week. Great food, lot of entertainment and drinks anywhere you go. Of course, they are all included in all inclusive...
Jan 25, 2015
From $299

16 Fiesta Americana Grand Coral Beach Cancun Resort and Spa

5 stars
4.6 / 5 266 reviews

Boulevard Kukulcan Kilometer 9.5 Map

FREE Massage+Access to Gym, Hydrotherapy area

Grand Cancun resort in unparalleled location with top-tier amenitiesThe majestic Fiesta Americana Grand Coral Beach is a member of the prestigious Preferred Hotels® & Resorts.The... More

Great trip
Great location!! Right by downtown where all the nightlife was. Staff was friendly, rooms are clean.
Jan 19, 2015
From $323

17 The Royal Sands Resort & Spa - All Inclusive

4 stars
4.4 / 5 155 reviews

Kukulcan Blvd , Lote 32 Map

All Inclusive - Special Deal 35% OFF

Self-serviced suites in the Cancun Hotel ZoneTravellers looking to enjoy a Caribbean holiday vacation in Cancun retreat to the well-appointed spaces and leisure activities at Royal Sands Resort... More

Great hotel with awesome beach!!!
Very nice hotel with great views. All restaurants were great!!!
Jan 24, 2015
From $286

18 Grand Park Royal Cancun Caribe & The Villas Cancun All Inclusive

4 stars
4.1 / 5 332 reviews

Boulevard Kukulcan km. 10.5 Map

30% off per night!

Cancun-area beach resort with daily activities, nightly entertainmentThe posh, all-inclusive Grand Park Royal Cancun Caribe is 30 minutes from Cancun. The resort has four restaurants, snack bar and... More

should be 1 star hotel
I have been to Cancun before and have never witnessed this lack of service and hospitality by hotel staff..including managers. When we first arrived and had requested a room with double beds way in...
Jan 22, 2015
From $306

19 GR Solaris Cancun Resort and Spa- All Inclusive

4 stars
4.1 / 5 917 reviews

Blvd. Kukulan Lote 59-2 ETAPA Map

FREE Sunset Cruise

All-inclusive, cost-conscious comfort in Cancun, along the CaribbeanThe GR Solaris Cancun Resort & Spa is a budget-minded beachfront property in the hotel zone featuring nightly entertainment,... More

Great stuff
So much fun! Crystal clear water!! Stuff is super friendly and the Michael Jackson show was impressive :) you can also find a deli open whenever you feel hungry ! Enjoy!
Jan 24, 2015
From $261

20 Gran Caribe Real Resort & Spa All Inclusive

3 stars
3.5 / 5 4 reviews

Blvd. Kukulcan Km. 11.5 Hotel Zone Map

Last Minute Promo - 58% Off per night

The upscale & vibrant All-Inclusive Gran Caribe Real Resort & Spa stretches along a quarter mile of Cancuns ecologically recognized white sandy beach. It is an awe-inspiring resort, where... More

Good Resort if you traveling with children
The resort was amazing! Its a good place to go with family but not so much as a quiet get-a-away with a partner. The whole place was beautiful, food was amazing and so was the staff.
Jan 15, 2015